Deadline Assault (1979)

Genres - Crime  |   Sub-Genres - Crime Drama, Psychological Drama, Social Problem Film  |   Release Date - Nov 10, 1979 (USA - Unknown)  |   Run Time - 100 min.  |   Countries - United States  |   MPAA Rating - NR
  • AllMovie Rating
  • User Ratings (0)
  • Your Rating

Share on

Synopsis by Hal Erickson

The eternally victimized Elizabeth Montgomery is the star of Act of Violence. She plays a recently divorced newswoman whose world is shattered by a gang mugging (an astonishingly brutal sequence for a TV movie). The injuries subside, but Montgomery must heal her emotional wounds--and also reassess her liberal attitudes towards the rights of criminals. She is incapable of rational thought under the circumstances, and transforms into a vengeful bigot. The working title of Act of Violence was The Victim...Anatomy of a Mugging.



abuse, survivor, arrest, attack, gangster, life-changes, physical-abuse, rape, stalking, victim, violence